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'''Susan Keating Glaspell''' (July 1, 1876 – July 27, 1948) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, actress, novelist, and journalist. With her husband George Cram Cook she founded the Provincetown Players,Ben-Zvi, Linda. "Preface." Preface. Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times. Oxford University Press, 2005. Ix. the first modern American theater company.Sarlós, Robert K. (1984). [ "The Provincetown Players' Genesis or Non-Commercial Theatre on Commercial Streets"], ''Journal of American Culture'', Vol. 7, Issue 3 (Fall 1984), pp. 65–70 During the Great Depression she served in the Works Progress Administration as Midwest Bureau Director of the Federal Theater Project. A prolific writer, Glaspell is known to have composed nine novels, fifteen plays, over fifty short stories, and one biography.Ben-Zvi, Linda. "Preface."...
Birth nameSusan Keating Glaspell
Birth date{{birth date|mf=y|1876|07|01}}
Birth placeDavenport, Iowa
Death date{{death date and age|mf=y|1948|07|27|1876|07|01}}
Death placeProvincetown, Massachusetts
EducationDavenport High School
Drake University
University of Chicago
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Debut works| notableworks = ''Alison's House''
''Trifles'' ("''A Jury of Her Peers''")
CollaboratorGeorge Cram Cook
Ploys| spouse = Norman Matson (1925-1932)
George Cram Cook (1913-1924†)
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